Provided director's commentary on the Criterion DVD for Chasing Amy
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
17 Interviews |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on involving himself with online podcasts] If I'm a white noise in your life, if I'm this background voice that's comforting to know it's there, I could go a lot farther than I ever could've gone with film. I can go weird places with you - in the bathroom, on the bus on the worst plane ride of your life. You can't demand that the audience do 'appointment viewing' anymore. You have to make it as ...
In one of his podcasts, Smith revealed that the name of Silent Bob came, in part, from a character in Tim Burton
(1989), Bob the Goon, citing in particular Jack Nicholson
's (The Joker) line "Bob, gun" and the character stoically handing him a gun.
Always uses a "The director would like to thank" special credit column near the end of his films' end credits. He usually thanks, among others, God, his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith
, Scott Mosier
, Jason Mewes
, and the film's crew. He also will not use the opening credit "A Kevin Smith Film" because he believes a film is the work of ALL the people involved, not just the director.